Christian Review Volume 1-2

Christian Review Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...not with broidered hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array, but (which becomes women professing godliness) with good works." 1 Tim. 2: 9, 10. Also 1 Pet. 3: 3. And now, sisters, are we not spending much money, and not only money, but time, to do What is here forbidden, and in this manner preventing ourselves, to a degree at least, from doing what is enjoined, that is, good works'! If the money that is spent to adorn our persons in a manner God disapproves, were spent to support some faithful evangelist, or many, would they be compelled to retire from the field, or suffer their families to be deprived of the comforts of life? Were it given to the poor, how many would be relieved from the sufferings of cold and hunger'! Were it spent for Bibles, how many might have the word of life in their hands, who have not the means of obtaining them'! I think these are important interrogations. Let us look into the matter. Have we not both precept and example for feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, and enlightening our fellow men, as we have opportunity? And shall we deprive ourselves of the means of so doing, by spending what we possess for that which God disapprovesl He who was rich, for our sakes became poor, that we through his poverty might be rich; shall we refuse to deny ourselves of those things which will do us no real good, in order to please him and benefit our fellow men'! If we will do so little to please Him who gave himself up to suffering and death for us, while we were his enemies, have we any reason to think we love him? Let us listen to the words which fell from his lips, while on earth. "If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. Our...show more

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  • Paperback | 338 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 603g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236893018
  • 9781236893017